• 'You should be more worried about Paul Manafort meeting with Robert Mueller': John Kerry fends off Trump's attacks on his meeting with Iranian officials

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Former secretary of state John Kerry is back in the Trump administration's crosshairs after acknowledging that he met with Iranian officials after he left office.
    Kerry defended the meetings, saying that, in his view, the US had "lost leverage" in the international community under Trump.
    Trump described the meetings as "illegal" and raised the possibility that he may have violated the Foreign Agents Registration Act.
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo echoed the remarks and described Kerry's actions as "beyond inappropriate."
    Former secretary of state John Kerry is back in the Trump...
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  • Take my Trump Tower apartment instead of my money, Manafort tells Mueller

    Take my Trump Tower apartment instead of my money, Manafort tells Mueller

    5 days ago - By CNBC

    Paul Manafort is forfeiting an estimated $46 million in real estate properties and cash as part of his plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller. The properties include residences in New York City and the Hamptons.
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  • 'It's getting lonely on Trump Island': Mueller just snagged his biggest victory yet in the Russia probe

    'It's getting lonely on Trump Island': Mueller just snagged his biggest victory yet in the Russia probe

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Paul Manafort's decision to plead guilty and flip in the Russia investigation is the single-biggest victory for the special counsel Robert Mueller, so far.
    Before agreeing to a plea deal with Manafort, prosecutors likely sat down with him or his attorney for a proffer session, during which a defendant has to answer several key questions from investigators about his own case or any criminal activity he may have witnessed.
    "This means Mueller's team feels that what Manafort has to offer is not just credible, but important," said one Justice Department veteran.
    Manafort's decision to flip...
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  • Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has just become a cooperating witness in the Mueller probe - here's what you need to know about him

    6 days ago - By Chron

    AP Photo/Matt Rourke
    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been a key figure in the special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election meddling and possible Trump campaign collusion.
    On September 14, Manafort pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy and one count of obstruction of justice in exchange for cooperating with the Mueller probe, becoming the 4th former Trump campaign official to do so.
    Here's what you need to know about his life.
    Paul Manafort was born in 1949 and raised in New Britain, Connecticut, a largely liberal town where...
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